Gaining the right to vote was one giant leap for womankind, but only one small step towards equality. Instead of a day of commemoration, I say we approach Women's Equality Day as a day of action to further our quest for true gender equality.
Women know about blood. We know about discharge. We know about babies, and many of us also love them, their little feet and hands and eyelashes.
"Old boys network" is a term used to describe the culture that allows political corruption to thrive. According to a study from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, this shorthand term does not accurately reflect the female gender.
Despite all her political might, Carly's polls numbers continue to lag: a 1 percent club that she doesn't want to be in. Why isn't' Carly trending better with GOP voters?
Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard received a warm welcome when she returned to her homeland of Wales earlier this week. Visiting the Na...
Women's voices in every facet of media are important because they change the conversation by making it more inclusive. Much like their presence in politics, women's presence in news -- as reporters, sources and story subjects -- isn't nearly representative of their presence in our country.
The Turkish Parliament will soon welcome the highest number of women Members of Parliament (MPs) in its history after parliamentary elections held on 7 June 2015. According to initial estimates, the number of women MPs elected to the Turkish Parliament increased from 79 to 98.
Will voters choose a president based on gender? Or on the issues?
I'm very glad I threw my hat into the ring, and I hope I not only brought attention to legislation that working families need, but also to the fact that our state is losing out by not fully utilizing the creative and intellectual capacity of all our residents.
The lessons I've learned from campaigning come from seeing a woman put herself out there to do something bigger than her. They come from seeing women win, some lose, and each of them move the needle toward more inclusive government for everyone. The lessons I've learned are the reasons I know Hillary Clinton has what it takes to resonate with the American people.
God the Father. Jesus, Son of God. Allah. Buddha. Brahma. With a man "at the top" of every major world religion, is it any wonder women and girls feel less than worthy? Whether we consider ourselves religious or not, this male spiritual leadership holds immense power in our cultural consciousness.
I hope America too has matured to the point where women can ascend to our highest office on their own merits, and certainly without having to do so in the wake of tragic loss. The names Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Elizabeth Warren and Carly Fiorina are names that we hear over and over.
As longtime observers and analysts of women's political progress, we look forward to seeing how a gender-forward election season unfolds. Instead of clichés and easy headlines about pantsuits and catfights, we must see serious and nuanced discussion, drawing on a growing body of research about gender in politics.
Ms. Cheryl Rios, CEO of Go Ape Marketing recently incurred a barrage of criticism when she posted on her personal Facebook page her belief that women should not become President of the United States.
Nope, Hillary wasn't the first. Before her there was Victoria C. Woodhull. I hear you asking, "Victoria who?" Most people haven't ever heard of this 19th century female suffrage icon, but she was a revolutionary woman before her time. Here are seven things she can teach us about being strong, modern women.
A woman president will only make a difference if that woman, while in office, stands for the rights and equal representation of women and girls, without apology, without dilution, and without her actions contradicting her words.